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Garnet OAKES

Regimental number15680
Place of birthMoss Vale New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address805 New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Road, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Oakes, 805 New Canterbury Road, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 4, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade (Squadron)
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5741 Lance Corporal Albert OAKES, 13th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 February 1951
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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